Mark Schectman ('05), who majored in radio, television and film, returned to campus as a fill-in host of North Texas Jukebox, which he helped to start as a student. Schectman, voted Best Local Music Advocate by readers of the Dallas Observer, trained the show's current student DJ, Bennett Morris, to take over as the new host on March 22.
K Callan ('64) has dueled with Archie Bunker and raised Superman. Callan, who first attended North Texas in the 1950s as Kay Borman and returned in the '60s to complete her degree in speech and drama, has established herself in a wide range of parts in four decades of acting.
Michael "Jocco" Phillips ('92) always loved watching movies as a kid. When the movie Necessary Roughness filmed on campus in 1991, he got the chance to work with the crew and he knew it was just what he wanted to do for his career.
William F. Strong ('78 M.S.) and John Cook ('81 Ph.D.) met as students at UNT. Now they host the program "Good Books Radio," which runs on the PBS station in the Rio Grande Valley KMBH 88 FM and has attracted nationally known authors.